Apr 20, 2015
What Science Looks Like at NC State
At NC State, science is more than labs, computers and experiments. Science is a story. Science is a calling. Science is diverse. These are the stories of the dual identities of our scientists – the researcher and the everyday man or woman.
Feb 11, 2015
NC State Researchers Land UNC System Research Grants
NC State is a key partner in five of six grants awarded as part of a new, statewide initiative designed to advance strategically-important collaborative research projects in North Carolina.
Nov 10, 2014
New Materials Yield Record Efficiency Polymer Solar Cells
NC State researchers have found that temperature-controlled aggregation in a family of new semi-conducting polymers is the key to creating highly efficient organic solar cells that can be mass produced more cheaply.
Sep 10, 2014
Polarization Imaging Reveals New Views of Hunt Library, Insight Into Exciting Field of Research
These two photos of the James B. Hunt, Jr. Library use a false-color technique to reveal a characteristic of light called polarization.
Jun 4, 2014
How a Protein “Cancer Cop” Targets UV Damage in DNA
Ah, summer. People are outside enjoying the warm weather, swimming, playing, or just soaking up that glorious, skin-damaging, high-energy UV radiation from the sun. We know that prolonged sun exposure damages skin – the sun […]
Mar 13, 2014
Researchers Describe Oxygen’s Different Shapes
Oxygen-16, one of the key elements of life on earth, is produced by a series of reactions inside of red giant stars. Now a team of physicists, including one from North Carolina State University, has […]
Sep 17, 2013
Smaller than Small: Why We Measure the Space between Atoms
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jacob Jones, an associate professor of materials science and engineering at NC State. We study the movement of incredibly small things. How small is small? Think smaller […]
Sep 9, 2013
Wide Left: Study Shows that Holders Play Key Role in Field Goal Accuracy
NFL and college football teams are back in action, and their success often hinges on the accuracy of their field goal kickers. When the field goals are made, kickers are heroes. When they miss, they’re […]
May 8, 2013
Army veteran, parachutist, beagle enthusiast: Khalida Hendricks has an eclectic group of past titles. As of Saturday, she can add "NC State graduate" to the list.
Apr 24, 2013
Iron Man, Reverse Engineering and the Future of Materials Science
Iron Man 3 isn’t out yet, but the first two movies (and decades of Iron Man comics) raise some interesting questions about how scientists can create and utilize new materials – like the energy source […]